Monday February 27th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Likud’

Livni Hints Labor Should Replace Jewish Home

Livni Hints Labor Should Replace Jewish Home

by Eitam Abadi Justice Minister Tzipi Livni (Hatnua), in the midst of negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority towards the surrender of Israel's disputed heartland, hinted on Tuesday that she would like to see the Labor party replace Jewish Home in the current government. Livni told Voice of Israel public radio that [...]

PM Seeks Party Discipline Against Jerusalem Concerns

PM Seeks Party Discipline Against Jerusalem Concerns

by Eitam Abadi Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) warned his party's ministers and lawmakers to support his policies and avoid rocking the boat, lest "the ship sinks." Netanyahu told Likud parliamentarians at a faction meeting on Monday that construction in Jewish towns in the disputed Samaria and Judea regions has no impact on [...]

Feiglin Calls for End to US Aid

Feiglin Calls for End to US Aid

by Naama Ben-Yaakov A lawmaker from the Knesset’s ruling party said in an interview with an American magazine published on Monday that Israel should stop accepting United States foreign aid. According to Deputy Knesset Speaker Moshe Feiglin (Likud), the roughly $3 billion Israel receives from America each year is immoral and allows [...]

Likud-Beiteinu Fined for Anti-Bennett Ad

Likud-Beiteinu Fined for Anti-Bennett Ad

by Sagit Levi Israel's Central Elections Commission on Tuesday ordered the joint Likud-Beiteinu parties and several major newspapers to pay compensation to the Jewish Home party for an advertisement attacking party leader Naftali Bennett. The ad, which first ran on Sunday in Haaretz, Maariv and Yisrael Hayom, features Bennett's image with [...]

Lieberman Resigns Following Indictment

Lieberman Resigns Following Indictment

by Eitam Abadi Avigdor Lieberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) announced Friday that he would resign from his position as foreign minister and vice premier in the current government in light of a pending indictment against him for fraud and breach of public trust. In a statement published by his office, the rightist Liberman claimed his legal counsel [...]

Olmert Blasts Netanyahu Government from Washington

Olmert Blasts Netanyahu Government from Washington

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Saturday that Israel's approval of 3,000 new housing units in Samaria, Judea and Jerusalem is a slap in the face to United States President Barack Obama. Olmert's statements were made from the Brookings Institute’s annual Saban Forum in Washington. The Israeli decision to build [...]

Likud & Yisrael Beiteinu Merge onto Unified List

Likud & Yisrael Beiteinu Merge onto Unified List

by Sagit Levi Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) announced Thursday evening in a joint news conference that they would join forces in a unified party. Netanyahu explained that Israel would be better off with a strong coalition leaning on a strong party. "We ask the public [...]

Netanyahu May Back Parts of Levi Report

Netanyahu May Back Parts of Levi Report

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) will recommend that the government support at least part of the controversial Edmund Levi Report. The 89-page report was submitted to a ministerial committee in July by a panel officially established by Netanyahu in January to define the legal status of Jewish communities in the [...]

Netanyahu Calls Early Elections

Netanyahu Calls Early Elections

by Sagit Levi Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) announced Tuesday evening that Israel will hold early elections, saying such elections must be held "as soon as possible." In a televised press conference, Netanyahu said that following meetings with coalition partners earlier in the day, he had come to the conclusion that it would not [...]

Efforts to Split Kadima Intensify

Efforts to Split Kadima Intensify

by Sagit Levi The 28-member Kadima Knesset faction remained undivided against all odds on Monday night despite efforts by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) and former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni to split the party. Former justice minister Tzahi Hanegbi, who left Kadima for the Likud on Monday, will continue working on Netanyahu’s [...]

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